Month: May 2018

May 31, 2018: State Bar Association Calls on the Governor and the Legislature to Reform State’s Law on Criminal Discovery

New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) President Sharon Stern Gerstman today called on the Governor and state Legislative Leaders to act before the end of the legislative session on reform of New York’s discovery law in criminal justice matters. “We urge that you recognize the critical need for significantly enhancing discovery in criminal justice matters … Continued

Ethics Opinion 1153

Topic:       Conflicts of Interest:  County attorney’s service on the board of a county-sponsored community college

May 2, 2018: Family Law Section Presents Gift To New York Bar Foundation

Members of the Family Law Section Executive Committee, l to r:  Rosalia Baiamonte, Esq., Vice-Chair; Eric A. Tepper, Esq., Chair; Mitchell Y.  Cohen, Esq., Immediate Past Chair; and Joan Casilio Adams, Esq., Secretary The Family Law Section of the New York State Bar Association has contributed a gift of $10,000 to The New York Bar … Continued